Spicy Masala Chicken Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Skinless chicken thighs12
 Lemon juice90 Milliliter (6 Tablespoon)
 Fresh grated ginger1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Finely crushed dried red chilies1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Soft brown sugar1 Teaspoon
 Clear honey30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Chopped fresh coriander30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Green chili1 , finely chopped
 Sunflower oil30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Chili1 , sliced (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 666 Calories from Fat 321

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.2%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g44%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 711.3 mg29.6%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.95 g3.8%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 72 g144.5%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 33.5%

Calcium 1.2% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prick the chicken thighs with a fork, rinse, pat dry and set aside in a large bowl.
2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the lemon juice, ginger, garlic, crushed dried red chillies, salt, sugar and honey.
3. Transfer the chicken thighs to the spice mixture and coat well. Set aside for about 45 minutes.
4. Preheat the grill to medium. Add the fresh coriander and chopped green chilli to the chicken thighs and place them on a flameproof dish.
5. Pour any remaining marinade over the chicken and baste with the oil, using a pastry brush.
6. Grill the chicken thighs under the preheated grill for about 15-20 minutes, turning and basting occasionally, until cooked through and browned.
7. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with the sliced chilli.